Firefighter who attended funeral for Steven Pollard arrested for driving under the influence

ByEyewitness News via WABC logo
Saturday, January 12, 2019
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Bill Ritter has the details.

MARINE PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- An FDNY firefighter who attended the funeral for firefighter Steven Pollard was arrested for driving under the influence.

Police say Matthew Wilson, 36, struck a 31-year-old man at an intersection in Marine Park.

The pedestrian suffered injuries to his back and leg. He is expected to be okay.

Wilson is also charged with refusing to take a breathalyzer.


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